Featured in an article 9 artists to watch in 2021 on auction website Catawiki.

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Manu De Mey

Who they are: Born in Antwerp, Manu De Mey started sketching and painting after a creative breakthrough at the Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert. He now paints portraits known to be intentionally ambiguous, where the viewer is never sure whether they are looking at a victim or an offender, a leader or a follower, a master or a slave.

Why they’ll be big: Manu’s world is populated with sad, melancholic people, suppressed emotions and beauty, making his work as unique as it is ambiguous.

You’ll like them if: Melancholic portraits are your kind of art.

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